Assessing the enhancement of awareness of conservation issues using cross-sectional and longitudinal survey designs

Guy Preston, Richard Fuggle
1987 Southern African journal of environmental education  
Two survey designs were used to assess the enhancement of awareM ness of conservation issues in visitors to South African nature r~serves: a :ongit~dinal desig~, in which one sample was intervtewed on the:r ar:wal and aga1n on their departure, using matched quest1onna1res; and a cross-sectional design, in which two samples were selected, the first being interviewed on their de~arture and t~e ~econd on their arrival, using one questionnatre. No stat1st1cal difference was found in the results
more » ... ~ the two survey designs. The cross-sectional design is constdered the better choice.
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